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18th century

  1. Keith

    Training Weekend With Greens Rangers In The Uk.

    Just to give you some idea of the advantages in being a member of a living history group. It is a lot of fun, you can make new friends & you get to do some skills training. Keith.
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    Primitive Tools/weapons. A Flintlock Sword.

    An 18th century German hunting sword with attached flintlock pistol.
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    Frontier Art 5

    God's Gift By John Buxton.
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    Learning From History. Supplies & Equipment.

    I thought some of you may find this of interest. Keith. Following is a list of supplies issued to a French and Indian raiding party in the winter of 1747, which was led by Commander Boucher de Niverville. This list has been, in part, re-translated by the author. Supplies for the six militia...
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    The Problems With Some Preppers Today.

    The problems with some preppers today. One problem some preppers seem to have is the inability to prepare for a variety of disasters. This is really not that hard, yet many just don’t get it. They also have what is known as 24 hour & 72 hour bug out bags. Why not just have a bag that will...
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    A Look At What Sustainable Survival Means. Or, Learning From History.

    Trappers Camp By David Wright. A Look At What Sustainable Survival Means. Or, Learning From History. The fur trade in America’s west lasted just 15 years, from 1825 to 1840. Why do I choose to use this place for this article? Because this event in this time period better explains the point I...
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    Skills List.

    This is a basic skills list that we have for our group members to learn & practice. It is historical, & it is for a long term wilderness living/survival situation. Woodsrunner’s Skills. New England Colonial Living History Group 1680-1760. This is a list of basic skills in which we expect an...
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    Talk Like A Pirate Day 19/9/2017

    Some of you may not have heard of this special "talk like a pirate day", it comes around once a year. Have fun:) Keith. https://pub47.bravenet.com/bravemailer/v2/online.php?id=471&usernum=3977197897&e=historicaltrekker%40gmail.com&cname=Keith
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    Turn Back The Clock With 18th Century Street Fair And Learn More About Portland

    TWO enchanting Dorset events take place this weekend - from family fun on Dorset's most southern point to a celebration of rural traditions further inland, there's plenty to look forward to this weekend. More Here...
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    Ships Biscuit.

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    Air Rifle. A Big One!

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    Comfort Equipment.

    Painting By David Wright. Comfort Equipment. Definition of Paleolithic. Of or relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age characterized by rough or chipped stone implements. Merriam Webster Dictionary. Humans have been surviving for thousands of years, back in the Paleolithic period life...
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    Air Guns In The Extreme.

    For air gun lovers, here is a selection of German & English made air guns. Calibers of this early type of air gun ranged from roughly .30 caliber to .50 caliber. One of these was carried west by Lewis & Clark in the early 19th century. Some were used by the military. Bonaparte banned these guns...
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    Meeting At Dragon's Claw.

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    Period Living Skills-making Cheese.

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    Thoughts On Equipment.

    I know there is a lot of good gear out there, & I do not shun all modern equipment, BUT, I do believe that much of what is sold for survival these days is a waste of space, literally. Modern firearms have their place, but for many they are not obtainable without a lot of inconvenience. Modern...
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    Good Day To You All.

    Hi everyone, my name is Keith. I joined this forum because I know Lonewolf from another forum. I was born in West Sussex England in the country. I have been living in Australia for almost 50 years. My family & I live off grid in a forest in New England NSW. I am retired. My main hobby/lifestyle...
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